MIT Scientists Can Look at Your Insides From a Distance

By Dan Robitzski  Re-Blogged From Futurism
A series of lasers acts like an ultrasound without requiring physical contact.

Scientists have developed a system of lasers that can probe inside the human body, much like an ultrasound, but from a distance.

The system can accurately image what’s going on inside a person’s body up to a depth of about six centimeters, according to an MIT press release. While that may not seem like much, it’s still an important first step in removing physical contact from ultrasound scans, as that can sometimes introduce variability in a doctor’s readings.

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